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How do I set passive mode and mirror questions... (2 posts)

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  • Started 13 years ago by SteveD
  • Latest reply 13 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • SteveD Member

    We have several licensed copies of Fetch and right now I'm trying to set up a mirror. However, when the mirror connects it seems to be doing it in passive mode. The server won't allow it so the connecting just sits there and stalls. How do I change it to active mode? Also, how often is the files mirrored? I would like to set it to either a set schedule or every 10 minutes. Finally, if a .sit file is downloaded through mirroring will it automatically open after being downloaded.
    I'd appreciate help ASAP.

    Posted 13 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    You can uncheck the "Use passive mode transfers" box in the Firewalls section of Preferences. If you are using Mac OS X you'll also need to uncheck the "Use Internet Config" box in the General section.

    You can use a script scheduler like the iDo scheduler included with Mac OS 9 to run a mirroring operation on a schedule; scheduling is not built into Fetch.

    .sit files will be expanded if that's how your Post-processing options are set. Choose "Post-processing..." from the Customize menu to disable that behavior.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 13 years ago #

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